Led Zeppelin

Author: Martin Popoff
Editor: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 0760352119
Size: 17,14 MB
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Formed by the unlikely alliance of two ace London studio musicians and two bar-band bumpkins, Led Zeppelin went on to create the template for the marauding modern rock ’n’ roll band. Often described as "heavy," any true fan will tell you that the band’s 9 studio albums and 81 tracks thereon are actually a complex amalgam of blues, psychedelia, rock, folk, and country that reveal the influences of Led Zeppelin’s four members. Veteran music journalist Martin Popoff picks apart each of these 81 tracks in exquisite detail, and for the first time ever, you can come along for the ride. Popoff analyzes the circumstances that led to their creation, the recording processes, the historical contexts, and more. Included as a special bonus, he also offers an introductory essay on each of the band’s nine studio albums, and sidebar features that explore influences on the band as well as song details, such as running time, instruments played, engineers, and studios.

Led Zeppelin

Author: Keith Shadwick
Editor: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9780879308711
Size: 12,80 MB
Format: PDF
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A chronicle of one of the great rock bands explores the roots of the band in the late 1960s rock scene while charting the band's financial success and cultural impact through the 1970s to the present.

Led Zeppelin By Led Zeppelin

Author: Led Zeppelin
Editor: Reel Art Press
ISBN: 9781909526501
Size: 14,62 MB
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Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin is the first and only official illustrated book to be produced in collaboration with the members of the band. Celebrating 50 years since their formation, it covers the group's unparalleled musical career and features photographs of Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham on and offstage, in candid moments and in the recording studio. This definitive 368-page volume includes unseen photographs and artwork from the Led Zeppelin archives and contributions from photographers around the world.

Led Zeppelin Iv

Author: Barney Hoskyns
Editor: Rodale
ISBN: 1594863709
Size: 14,10 MB
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Led Zeppelin IV, often called heavy metal's greatest album, kicks off an exciting new series that takes a fresh, in-depth look at some of the greatest works from the most influential artists of the rock era. Fans may know the songs, but wait until they hear the stories behind them! The music contained in Led Zeppelin IV is part of the soundtrack to a generation. Released in 1971, it rocks, stomps, glides, and shimmers as it covers all the bases the band had mastered: heavy blues, barroom rock and roll, mandolin-driven folk, epic Tolkien-infused mysticism, acoustic Americana, and more. Certified gold one week after its release, the album went to #2 on the U.S. charts and #1 in the U.K. It remained on U.S. charts for 259 weeks. There probably isn't an aspiring rock guitarist anywhere who hasn't plucked out the notes and chords to "Stairway to Heaven" or "Black Dog," and yet many music lovers are unaware of the intriguing backstory to this genre-defining work. To this day there is confusion about what is the actual title of the album. And what about those mysterious symbols? Barney Hoskyns pierces those veils and more as he tells the fascinating story of the evocative set that cemented Led Zeppelin's standing as the biggest, baddest, loudest band in the world—and that remains today the apex of their art.

Rock And Roll Comics Led Zeppelin

Author: Spike Steffenhagen
Editor: Bluewater Productions
ISBN: 1616239395
Size: 16,21 MB
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The Led Zeppelin saga is one of the wildest in rock history, and this graphic novel pulls no punches in dramatizing the backstage, behind-the-scenes story. From their early days as the New Yardbirds on through their rise to superstardom (and controversy), all five issues of the original Rock 'N' Roll Comics series are collected in one rockin' volume. The collection also includes update material, bringing the saga up to 2010.

When Giants Walked The Earth

Author: Mick Wall
Editor: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781429985611
Size: 20,14 MB
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The first significant fresh reporting on the legendary band in twenty years, built on interviews with all surviving band members and revealing a never-before-seen side of the genius and debauchery that defined their heyday. Veteran rock journalist Mick Wall unflinchingly tells the story of the band that pushed the envelope on both creativity and excess, even by rock ‘n' roll standards. Led Zeppelin was the last great band of the 1960s and the first great band of the 1970s—and When Giants Walked the Earth is the full, enthralling story of Zep from the inside, written by a former confidante of both Jimmy Page and Robert Plant. Rich and revealing, it bores into not only the disaster, addiction and death that haunted the band but also into the real relationship between Page and Plant, including how it was influenced by Page's interest in the occult. Comprehensive and yet intimately detailed, When Giants Walked the Earth literally gets into the principals' heads to bring to life both an unforgettable band and an unrepeatable slice of rock history.

Whole Lotta Led

Author: Ralph Hulett
Editor: Kensington Publishing Corp.
ISBN: 0806535555
Size: 16,29 MB
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In September 1968, four English lads gathered together for the first time in a small, stuffy London rehearsal room in a basement filled with wall-to-wall amplifiers. It was their first big tryout as musicians, and each of them was nervous. Would they come together as a band? Or would they crash and burn, becoming nothing but a rock footnote? Then the room exploded, with wailing chords, howling vocals, and a locked-tight rhythm section—a sonic assault of heretofore unknown power. Here for the first time was Led Zeppelin: the screaming rock guitar of Jimmy Page, the scorching blues vocals of Robert Plant, the driving jazz bass of John Paul Jones, and the power drumming of John Bonham. The session was amazing, electrifying, and stunning. The Zepp had arrived. There was no turning back. And rock entertainment would never be the same again. Told by the band, the musicians, the groupies, and the fans themselves, this chronicle of one of rock's greatest and most innovative bands comes alive with the hiss of turntables, the sweat of the crowd at the Fillmore East, the hustle and bustle of backstage life, and the electricity of small clubs where rock history was about to be made. It's a story about a band's influence on two impressionable guys, and the countless others who came to get the Led out and stayed to become part of rock 'n' roll legend. With exclusive and rare photos

Led Zeppelin The Complete Uk Vinyl Discography

Author: Neil Priddey
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1326393715
Size: 10,13 MB
Format: PDF
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Led Zeppelin Complete

Author: Led Zeppelin
Editor: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1470633205
Size: 15,30 MB
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Contains all the songs from the first five Led Zeppelin albums. Titles Include: * Babe, I'm Gonna Leave You * Bring It on Home * Dancing Days * Dazed and Confused * Immigrant Song * The Lemon Song * Ramble On * Rock and Roll * Tangerine * Thank You * You Shook Me * Your Time Is Gonna Come * and many more...

In The Houses Of The Holy

Author: Susan Fast
Editor: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195117565
Size: 13,33 MB
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Describes the works of the rock group Led Zeppelin, covering the issues surrounding the music and the band's influence.